Abuja - The
Super Eagles will take on the Mena of Niger in an international friendly match
in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, September 8, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has
Secretary of the NFF, Mohammed Sanusi, said on Monday that discussions are
on-going with the Rivers State Government to have the match at the Adokiye
Amiesiamaka Stadium – the venue where the U-23 team defeated Congo 2-1 in an
Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifier on July 19.
are holding talks with the Rivers State Government, and the NFF is positive
that the Super Eagles and Mena will play at the Amiesiamaka Stadium on
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truth is that we still have a few loose ends to tighten, before we can say that
the match is sealed. Of course, we have confirmation from the Niger Football
Federation that they have accepted to play the Super Eagles,” Sanusi was quoted
on the NFF website.
letter from the Federation Nigerienne de Football, addressed to the General
Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, and dated 6th August, 2015,
stated: “We write to confirm our participation on the said match in Port
Harcourt on the 8th September and our collaboration with Mr.
Jairo Pachon, FIFA Match Agent for the success of the organization.”
game will come three days after Nigeria play Tanzania in Dar-es-Salaam in an
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.